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Echinochloa  P. Beauv.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 40667

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ornithospermum Dumoulin
    Tema Adans.
  Common Name(s): cockspur
    cockspur grass
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyPoaceae  – grasses, graminées  
                               GenusEchinochloa P. Beauv. – cockspur, cockspur grass, barnyardgrass  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Echinochloa chacoensis P.W. Michael ex Renvoize  
                                  Species Echinochloa colona (L.) Link – watergrass, jungle rice, junglerice, jungle ricegrass 
                                  Species Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. – cockspur, Japanese millet, watergrass, barnyardgrass, barnyard grass, large barnyard grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa crus-pavonis (Kunth) Schult. – gulf cockspur grass, gulf cock's-spur grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa elliptica Michael & Vickery – elliptic cockspur grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa esculenta (A. Braun) H. Scholz – Japanese millet 
                                  Species Echinochloa frumentacea Link – Japanese millet, Japanese-millet, billion-dollar grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa glabrescens Munro ex Hook. f.  
                                  Species Echinochloa haploclada (Stapf) Stapf – cockspur 
                                  Species Echinochloa helodes (Hack.) Parodi  
                                  Species Echinochloa holciformis (Kunth) Chase  
                                  Species Echinochloa jaliscana McVaugh  
                                  Species Echinochloa muricata (P. Beauv.) Fernald – rough barnyardgrass, rough barnyard grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa oplismenoides (E. Fourn.) Hitchc. – Chihuahuan cockspur 
                                  Species Echinochloa oryzoides (Ard.) Fritsch – early water grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa paludigena Wiegand – Florida cockspur grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa phyllopogon (Stapf) Stapf ex Kossenko  
                                  Species Echinochloa picta (J. König) P.W. Michael – varigated cockspur grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa polystachya (Kunth) Hitchc. – creeping river grass, creeping rivergrass 
                                  Species Echinochloa pyramidalis (Lam.) Hitchc. & Chase – antelope grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa spiralis Vasinger – cockspur 
                                  Species Echinochloa stagnina (Retz.) P. Beauv. – hippo grass 
                                  Species Echinochloa turneriana Domin  
                                  Species Echinochloa walteri (Pursh) A. Heller – échinochloé de Walter, coast cockspur, coast cockspur grass, Walter's barnyard grass 

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  Source: Catalogue of New World Grasses (Poaceae) - 11/2009, database (version 24/11/2009)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Maintained by R. J. Soreng et al., at and formerly at   
  Reference for: Echinochloa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Echinochloa   
  Source: Poaceae update, database (version Sept. 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Poaceae update for ITIS, in cooperation with NatureServe, and based on the Catalogue of New World Grasses database and other sources   
  Reference for: Echinochloa   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Echinochloa   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Echinochloa   
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